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Swollen Ankles Joint Pain
Many things: Swollen ankles with "joint pain" may be due to several forms of arthritis. Most commonly degenerative joint disease (DJD) or osteoarthritis. However, reumatoid arthritis, gout, pseudogout, lupus and septic joints may all cause joint pain with swelling. Oftentimes, this complex may be caused by two or more different problems, such as heart failure and DJD together. Check w your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Joint pain: The first thing to do is see your podiatrist and determine why they are swollen. Then you will be directed what - if any -meds to take. ...Read more
I am on zoladex (goserelin) treatment for breast cancer. I suffer from severe hot flushes, swollen ankles and pain in joints. Is it normal?
Zoladex (goserelin) Side Effects: Yes, these symptoms are often observed as side effects alone or in combination with zoladex (goserelin). As always, it is wise to notify your oncologist so he can monitor your progress and consider these potential side effects in the context of your entire treatment protocol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Compression socks help ankle swelling? Not sure if due to preg or lupus. Swelling happened overnight but BP norm. Severe joint pain 5 weeks
Here are some ...: If just happening overnight, one has to concern about DVT (deep vein thrombosis) although it's uncommon for bilaterally simultaneous occurrence. So, watch such swelling closely for potential progress, go to urgent care timely, & don't wait until the last minute. For the time being, wear compression + leg elevation will help, but not knowing its underlying causes. Best wish ... ...Read more
I have horrible joint pain in my wrists, knees, ankles and back area. All of theses areas are swollen. This happened yesterday and hasn't let up.
Does extreme joint pain in a 78 yr old man with ipf mean the disease is progressing? His feet and ankles are also very swollen.
Heart Involvement: New onset of swollen feet and ankle in someone with ipf is suggestive of cor-pulmonale / right heart failure. This suggests that the lung disease is probably worsening and hence leading to extra strain on the right side of the heart which is now beginning to fail. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been having a sharp pain in my second toe on my right foot. It consitant and came on suddenly. When touched or in shoes it hurts more. Seems to ach when laying down. Looks swollen. Pain in tip of toe and joint pain under nail. Numb foot?
Toe pain: These are signs of inflammation or injury. If there's no history of trauma or abnormal pressure on the toe from tight footwear, inflammation from gout, other forms of arthritis, ingrown toenail or infection are possibilities. A podiatrist would be best to evaluate,advise and treat you. In the meantime administer warm water soaks until examined. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes. Weakness all over. Bilateral Joint pain ( both knees both ankles both elbow). aches all over.Chills. fever. throat pain. Tylenol n motrin not helping. Can't sleep. urinate frequent. what could it be? scared to take my ambian.
I'm 31 and have developped joint pains in wrists, knees, ankles (swollen) on just getting back to tropics after extensive travels in europe - suggtns?
I am experiencing ankle swelling, ankle pain, difficulty walking and ankle weakness. The following also describe me: Painful swollen joints, Unable to bear weight, and Joint swelling. What should I do?
I am experiencing ankle swelling, ankle pain and finger pain. The following also describe me: Difficulty walking, Unable to bear weight, and Painful swollen joints. What should I do?
Please see your doc.: I would recommend you be examined by your doctor and possibly have laboratory testing and possibly x-rays. You may need to see a specialist, a rheumatologist, who treats joint issues. It sounds like you may have a type of arthritis, but I really can't make that diagnosis here. If you have HealthTap Prime, you also can consult one of us there to answer some more questions first. ...Read more
What is it? I have ankle swelling, ankle stiffness, limb pain, ankle weakness, popping or snapping sound from joint, ligament laxity, ankle pain, difficulty moving joint, painful swollen joints (better by: splinting joint, compression wrap, ice, rest) (qu
Juvenile arthritis?: It may be an inflammatory process. Please see your primary care provider for an evaluation. ...Read more
I accidentally drank expired erceflora then had a swollen foot a week later,"bug bites" appeared on my legs,arms then had severe joint pains. Cause?
Many: There could be many causes. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. This is the only way you can find out. ...Read more
Depends on cause: If the swelling resolves overnight, this is most likely due to venous insufficiency. Elastic stockings are best long term remedy. Elevate legs whenever possible. If this persists or if swelling does not improve overnight, get examined by your physician for other possible causes which can be treated. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Need more info...: Is ankle swelling bilaterally symmetrical, involving evenly or locally/ regionally? Do you have short of breath? Have you had history of congestive heart failure...? Hotdogs alone at most should just increase salt intake leading to edema in patients with marginal heart function.. So, seek evaluation, confirmation, care, & counseling timely so to relieve current and future worry. Best... ...Read more
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